Green & Design - July/August 2009 - (Page 26)

Natural Wonders WATG designs a boutique luxury inn and spa in the heart of Napa Valley that merges contemporary refinement with eco-friendly earthiness By Jean Nayar, Contributing Editor, Contract Photography by Sammy Todd Dyess In tense times, nothing beats a glass of good wine and a deep-relaxation massage to recharge the body and soothe the soul. And a good place to satisfy both needs is at Bardessono, an understated inn nestled in the heart of Napa Valley that promises to give new meaning to the concept of a boutique luxury hotel and spa. 26 “I’ve been going to Napa Valley as a visitor for 30 years and have always loved the area,” says Phil Sherburne, president and CEO of Yountville Investors, which developed the new hotel. “I grew up on a farm, and the agrarian quality of the Valley—in addition to the wine—is incredibly appealing.” So when the Bardessono family, long-time residents and owners of | July/August 2009

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Green & Design - July/August 2009

Green & Design - July/August 2009
Is Carbon Neutral Possible?
Growing Green
Firmly Planted
The Energizer Effect
Natural Wonders
Above the Fray
Northern Exposure
Industrial Chic
Walking the Walk
Green Building Goes Global
Here Come the Lawyers
Do You Have to be LEED to be Green?
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Green & Design - July/August 2009